4th of July Wine Pairings
Welcome, July! We look forward to a month of sunshine, grilling, and all things summer. We expect great things from our vines and eagerly anticipate that euphoric feeling of enjoying cool, refreshing wines on warm days. In the spirit of 4th of July cookouts and festive americana, we’ve put together a few options for your next outdoor party—with wine pairings, of course!
Balanced Bacon Baked Beans - pair with Primitivo
The baked beans bring in a dream team of sweet, savory, salty, and tangy. This flavor packed side dish might just take center stage.
Recipe by Laura Rege for the Kitchn
Light & Easy Grilled Zucchini - pair with Trebbiano
For all our veggie lovers, we’ve picked a simple recipe for grilled zucchini. Just the right amount of char, enticing grill marks, and a mouthwatering garnish of herbs and cheese!
Recipe by Maria Lichty at Two Peas & Their Pod
Savory Grilled Corn on the Cob - pair with Chardonnay
Yes, corn can (and should) make its way to the grill too! Topped with either barbecue butter or herb butter, these cobs couldn’t be more delicious.
Recipe by Bobby Flay for Food Network
Hearty Burgers, Beef or Bean - pair with Cabernet Sauvignon
Whether you like your burgers meaty or meat-free, there’s a spot on the grill for you. This ubiquitous favorite is too classic to skip!
Recipes from Toni Dash at Boulder Locavore and from Minimalist Baker
Crisp and Chewy Grilled Pizza - pair with Barbera
You can count on us to add a little Italian flair to our barbecue! If you want to try something new and delicious, then grilled pizza is right for you.
Recipe from Lauren Allen at Tastes Better from Scratch
A Jazzy Cabbage Slaw - pair with Fumé Blanc
There’s just something so perfect about a fresh, crisp slaw with dynamic flavors and bright color. Best served on a summer day!
Recipe by Carla Perez-Gallardo & Hannah Black for BonAppetit
Patriotic Apple Pie Bars - pair with Sparkling Wine
We love a good touch of americana, and apple pie is an extra tasty way to bring that to the table! These apple pie bars are great for feeding a crowd.
Recipe from Makinze Gore for Delish
As the coals are dying down, it’s time to bust out the marshmallows and make another American classic: s’mores. We like to tuck in dark chocolate and berries for a little twist!
Recipe from Kaleigh at lively Table
Now it's time to gather some family and friends, bust out the grill, and enjoy some foods and wines while celebrating the stars and stripes! If you enjoy our wines, tag us on social media @rubinoestates for a chance to be featured!